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June-July 2016

"Wisconsin History Tour exhibit now on display at NGLVC"

Ashland Daily Press - June, 2016

April - May 2016

"State Historical Society's Wisconsin History Tour in Oshkosh"

nbc26.com - March 31, 2016

January - March 2016

"State Historical Society's Wisconsin History Tour in Hudson"

burrellesluce.com - January 21, 2016

At the Hudson Area Library through March 30

"Wisconsin History Road Show has Landed in Hudson"

wpr.org - February 20, 2016

The Wisconsin history tour is drawing them in at the Hudson Area Library.

October - December 2015

"History Tour to Celebrate Veterans Day in Kenosha"

burrellesluce.com - November 6, 2015

Events slated to honor service through history.

"Wisconsin History Tour in Kenosha"

wpr.org - October 1, 2015

WPR is working with the Wisconsin Historical Society on a project called the Wisconsin History Tour: Sharing Stories One Community at a Time.

August - September, 2015

"State Historical Society's Wisconsin History Tour in Waukesha"

waukeshapubliclibrary.org - July 31, 2015

June - July 2015

"History Tour arrives at the Douglas County Historical Society"

northlandsnewscenter.com - June 10, 2015

The Wisconsin Historical Society's History Tour has arrived at the Douglas County Historical Society.

"Wisconsin History Tour Comes to Superior"

wpr.org - June 9, 2015

WPR is working with the Wisconsin Historical Society on a project called the Wisconsin History Tour: Sharing Stories One Community at a Time.

"Touring exhibit explores Wisconsin history"

superiortelegram.com - June 5, 2015

Tales packed in "Blue Men & River Monsters: Folklore of the North" are as diverse as the people who shared them during the Great Depression.

"Wisconsin History Tour Travels to Superior"

wdio.com - June 1, 2015

The Wisconsin Historical Society is making a stop in Superior as it takes its history tour around the state.

May 2015

"Eau Claire library features Wisconsin Historical Society traveling exhibit"

wqow.com - May 8, 2015

The Wisconsin Historical Society selected Eau Claire's L.E. Phillips Memorial Library as a location for its newest traveling exhibit.

March - April 2015

"Wisconsin History Tour rolls into Appleton"

postcrescent.com - March 17, 2015

The rich history of the Fox Cities — from Harry Houdini, Edna Ferber and early explorers on the Fox River to whatever ages-old artifacts Appleton residents can dig out of their attics — is getting four days in the spotlight this week at the History Museum at the Castle.

February - March 2015

"Wisconsin History Tour Opens at Neville Public Museum"

scrippsmedia.com - February 17, 2015

The Wisconsin History Tour is now open at the Neville Public Museum in downtown Green Bay.

"Wisconsin Historical Society's tour crafts unique displays for each stop"

postcrescent.com - February 16, 2015

One sure way to attract attention to any event in Green Bay is to involve the Packers. Another is beer. The Wisconsin Historical Society is hitting on both those cylinders and plenty more with its Wisconsin History Tour.

"Wisconsin Historical Society tour crafts unique displays"

greenbaypressgazette.com - February 14, 2015

One sure way to attract attention to any event in Green Bay is to involve the Packers. Another is beer. The Wisconsin Historical Society is hitting on both those cylinders and plenty more with its Wisconsin History Tour.

January 2015

"Milwaukee’s Central Library hosts Wisconsin History Tour exhibit"

fox6now.com - January 20, 2015

History comes alive! Tuesday, January 20th marked the start of a special week at Milwaukee’s Central Library.

"Wisconsin Historical Society's exhibit brings events to Central Library"

onmilwaukee.com - January 19, 2015

Much like a traveling tent show, the Wisconsin Historical Society is moving its new exhibition around the state and this month it's in Milwaukee.

"Wisconsin History Tour offers overview of our state"

jsonline.com - January 18, 2015

State lighthouses, shipwrecks and heritage foods get their due in a week of special events in conjunction with the traveling Wisconsin History Tour exhibit at the Milwaukee Central Library.

November 2014

"State Historical Society Takes Wisconsin's Past On The Road"

wpr.org - November 21, 2014

A Wisconsin Historical Society traveling exhibit is making its way through the state, immersing itself in a new city each month to teach people about topics ranging from genealogy to shipwrecks and to rural life.

"Newsmakers"

wpr.org - November 13, 2014

Wisconsin History Tour in La Crosse and Museum Diversity.

"Tour at Weber Center to honor vets on Veterans Day"

lacrossetribune.com - November 10, 2014

The Wisconsin History Tour at the Weber Center for the Performing Arts in La Crosse will include special “Salute to Veteran History” events Tuesday.

"Wisconsin History Tour Comes to La Crosse" featured on WXOW TV

wxow.com - November 2, 2014

A tour takes state history "on the road" throughout Wisconsin, and in November, it is making a stop in La Crosse.

October 2014

Wisconsin History Tour Comes to Sheboygan

sheboyganpress.com - October 18, 2014

The Wisconsin History Society is bringing its tour to Sheboygan this month as a way to connect people to its collections and programs.

History "On the Road" Arrives

sheboyganpress.com - October 1, 2014

The Wisconsin History Tour, a new outreach program from the Wisconsin Historical Society, opened at the Sheboygan Historical Society Museum on Wednesday, Oct. 1.

September 2014

History Tour a Success

journaltimes.com - September 27, 2014

The Wisconsin Historical Society's History Tour stop in Racine was one of the most successful of the tour’s stops thus far this year, tour organizers said.

Wind Point Takes Center Stage at Lighthouse Lecture

journaltimes.com - September 27, 2014

Two Wisconsin lighthouse historians on Saturday gave the Racine community high marks for preserving one historic lighthouse, but also expressed regret that another local lighthouse has been lost to the wrecking ball.

Wisconsin History Tour Makes First Stop in Racine

journaltimes.com - September 10, 2014

The Wisconsin History Tour, a new statewide outreach program from the Wisconsin Historical Society, has launched at the Racine Public Library, 75 Seventh St.

August 2014

History Tour Visits Verona

connectverona.com - August 7, 2014

A week packed full of historical presentations and family friendly activities will highlight the Wisconsin History Tour this month at the Verona Public Library.

Activities Highlight History Tour Week

connectverona.com - August 18, 2014

The Wisconsin History Tour exhibit springs into life next week with 18 events planned at and around the Verona Public Library from August 19-23.

July 2014

History Marches On — to Door County

greenbaypressgazette.com - July 21, 2014

The Wisconsin Historical Society is taking its show on the road this year, and history buffs — or even those just curious about history — in Door County can dive into the state's past this week.

Connecting Through Story: Wisconsin History Tour Stops in Ephraim

Peninsula Pulse - July 25, 2014

Storytelling captures lives and creates community and the Wisconsin History Tour's exhibit at Ephraim's Historical Foundation Anderson Barn lobby fulfills that definition. This free exhibit, which is definitely worth a stop, closes July 31.

June 2014

History Tour Brings Wisconsin Stories to Life: Our View

wausaudailyherald.com - June 16, 2014

Why is there a mountain range in Antarctica named after the Horlick brothers, two Wisconsinites who invented malted milk? How did a young Wisconsin man serving in the Civil War regard his peers who found excuses not to join the fight? Who were some of Wisconsin's first national celebrities? The traveling exhibit of the Wisconsin Historical Society known as the Wisconsin History Tour has the answers, with interesting interactive exhibits and reproduced documents from a few decades ago and long before that.

Wisconsin History Tour with Authors Jim Draeger and Jessie Garcia

Wisconsin Public Radio - June 19, 2014

Listen as Route 51 welcomes two authors who are featured in the Wisconsin History Tour, which is making its first stop at Wausau's Woodson History Center this week. Host Glen Moberg will interview architectural historian Jim Draeger, author of "Wisconsin's Own: Twenty Remarkable Homes"; and broadcaster Jessie Garcia, author of "My Life with the Green and Gold: Tales from 20 Years of Sportscasting."


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